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This is a parochial chapelry in the parish of Yspytty Ystwith. For additional information on this parish see [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CGN/Ystradmeurig/ Genuki.org.uk].
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This is a parochial chapelry in the parish of Yspytty Ystwith. For additional information on this parish see [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CGN/Ystradmeurig/ Genuki.org.uk]. This parish name is officially spelled Ysbyty Ystradmeurig.
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Ystrad Meurig (or Ystradmeurig) is a village in Ceredigion, Wales. It lies on the B4340 road northwest of the town of Tregaron.Ystrad Meurig was the site of a Grammar School founded by Edward Richard in about 1734. It subsequently offered pupils a course which included significant elements of Classics and Divinity. The school was thereby enabled to provide a basic training for many Welsh language speakers who wished to enter the ordained ministry - being one of the few establishments licensed for the purpose by the Bishop of St. David's. Several former pupils were later to achieve considerable distinction within the Welsh church. [from Wikipedia]
  
 
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This is a parochial chapelry in the parish of Yspytty Ystwith. For additional information on this parish see Genuki.org.uk. This parish name is officially spelled Ysbyty Ystradmeurig.

Ystrad Meurig (or Ystradmeurig) is a village in Ceredigion, Wales. It lies on the B4340 road northwest of the town of Tregaron.Ystrad Meurig was the site of a Grammar School founded by Edward Richard in about 1734. It subsequently offered pupils a course which included significant elements of Classics and Divinity. The school was thereby enabled to provide a basic training for many Welsh language speakers who wished to enter the ordained ministry - being one of the few establishments licensed for the purpose by the Bishop of St. David's. Several former pupils were later to achieve considerable distinction within the Welsh church. [from Wikipedia]


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